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Different Language for Frontend and Backend

I use a English WordPress package and this is very well. Now, I would like to translate some elements of the blog (like "posted on", "comments") etc, but do leave the dashboard interface intact in ...
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Theme localization in WPML - .mo file error [closed]

We are creating a multi-lingual multi-site (on sub-domains/domain mapping) on Wordpress. We recently bought WPML Wordpress plugin and installed it on the basic language (English) version. Now we are ...
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How to make a WordPress plugin translation ready?

What is the best way create a plugin that is translation ready? It doesn't have to be translated from the beginning but it has to be easily translatable so fellow developers from different cultures ...
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Theme Translation?

I've download a theme called Contango from Wordpress Themes Repository. The theme have a folder called "languagues" and have a file called "contango.po". I could open that file and do translation, but ...
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Does the textdomain have to be the theme's name?

Does a theme's text domain have to be the actual theme name? If you develop WP themes, couldn't you just use the same name (perhaps your business name) for all the theme's you develop, making it ...
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Wordpress translation loading english file

I am trying to translate a wordpress site but whatever I do the english file is always loaded. In functions.php I've set load_theme_textdomain('twentyeleven', get_template_directory() . ...
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How to translate __('') strings in admin

What would be the best plugin to use for translating website. Thing is - i installed one multilingual plugin, but it does not pick up strings from templates. For example - the template has stuff lke ...
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How to define theme translation file?

If I have WordPress installation in English, then I can define my theme translation file in the wp-config.php file with following: define('WPLANG', 'sv_SE'); But if I have WordPress installed in ...
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Should i use _n for pronouns in translation?

I use _x() now! I accepted the answer just because he understood right and was first. So don't get confused! $like_me_on = __('Like me on %s', 'my-plugin'); $like_us_on = __('Like us on %s', ...
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Overwrite textdomain of plugins by default - Lost Translation

Wordpress is awesome, but there is something that is driving me crazy. Whenever a plugin or a theme is updated, all files are deleted and replaced. So if I have custom code or a translation in one ...
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WPML icl_register_string() throws fatal error but works [closed]

I'm helping someone with a custom plugin and they need it to be WPML compatible. Using the method from WPML I was able to register a string in WPML and output it on the other end. However, when the ...
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Display Today's date outside the loop?

Is there any way to display the Today's date outside any loop/post using WordPress date/time function instead of using the PHP date() function? I'm using the PHP date() function but it does not ...
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Custom strings for translation using Polylang plugin

I'm using WP 3.5 and Polylang 0.9.8 plugin to make translations to different languages. All is good, and the plugin works fine, but now I'm facing a problem -- I need to translate custom strings, for ...
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Using Variable in WordPress Translate Functions

From everything I've read, you should only translate text strings via the WP translation functions like _e() or __(). However, I need a way to translate content submitted via a form. Is there some ...
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Change language of comments template

I have a Wordpress installation in italian, I need to keep italian for the admin section but the frontend needs to be in english. The theme is custom so that's ok, but in single posts I'm using ...
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Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
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variables in translatable text

I am adding a list of suggested plugins to my theme using TGM Plugin Activation - https://github.com/thomasgriffin/TGM-Plugin-Activation/ However, when I run theme check, about 40 or so ...
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Translating long texts with html formatting

I was wondering what is the best way to translate some longer texts with html formatting. There was a couple of solutions I came across, but did not know what would be the best one. Writing a couple ...
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How to call either page name as the nav link or navigation title?

I bascially need to just be able to show the polish translated menu or the english menu. The best way I can think of it is: if($languageCookie=='polish'){ wp_nav_menu(use the navigation label ...
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WP-e-commerce (getshopped) Hebrew language files - where can I get them? [closed]

I’m working on a dual language website (english+hebrew) the website uses wpml+wpec. I’m looking for the hebrew language files (mo/po) – where can i get them?
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What is a Theme textdomain?

I've found that any WordPress theme uses this functions, but I don't understand what is the purpose of it and what is it, in this case 'themify'? Here are some examples in Themify functions.php: 1). ...
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Translate custom template with WPML

I have custom template that is used by ClassiPress and it is working fine on default language, but when I enter the page language selector won't work since it's not translated. How can I translate ...
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How to use get_option() without any filter?

I'm using the newest WordPress 3.3.1 and newest qTranslate 2.5.27. I have made some an AJAX script which returns a value and message in the current language. Here I get my first problem, I solve it ...
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Partially translated dashboard in one of network's site

I have multisite WordPress installation with default language for all new sites set to English. For one of my sites I wanted to add support for different (Polish) language. I copied all Polish *.mo ...
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Problem with Language translation

I working with a theme that supports langauge settings. I've changed the setting in WP-Config to: define('WPLANG', 'es_ES'); The theme I'm using did not provide the es_ES.po or es_ES.mo files so I ...
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How to i18n text coming from the db or from an external source

I'm writing a plugin and i wanted to i18n correctly text which i'm storing in the db or in an external file. How should i do that?As of now we are generating pot files with wordpress and so all the ...
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How do I translate this string - PHP syntax question

I need some help on how to correctly format this code snippet for translation: <?php next_post_link( '%link', __( '<span class="meta-nav">←</span> Nästa nyhet') ); ?> I've used ...
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What is the purpose of an extra file for translation?

What code is required to put in functions.php in order to make the theme translation ready? The TwentyEleven theme has only following line: load_theme_textdomain( 'twentyeleven', ...
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How do I troubleshoot translation issues?

I am building a WP site using the Panoramica theme by CPOThemes, and so far most of it is working really well. However, not all translations work as they should (or at least not as I expect them to). ...
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Make changes to translation?

I'm using finnish translation of wordpress. I found the fi.po file which contains all the translations, but for some reason, editing the contents wont edit the contents of the page. Can I make ...
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replace plugin .po without modifying plugin core? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using customised language file for Event Organiser plugin? I'm using a wp plugin that includes an english .po file containing all the UI text strings. I'm not ...
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Internationalization and functions that use it

I'm building a new design into WP and so technically it is a theme, however it is only a design for one site and won't be a theme anyone can use and hence I don't want to bother with ...
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How do translated, escaped strings (esc_attr) in Themes work?

I was looking at the TwentyEleven code and found this: esc_attr__( 'Permalink to %s', 'twentyeleven' ) This is come code that came out of the title tag for a post; the full code within the title ...
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Internationalize / translate custom post types & taxonomies

I've created custom post type and taxonomy via generator, but not quite sure how to make it translatable. Google doesn't help in this. I have no idea where to put text-domain here and things what I've ...
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[Plugin WPML] : How to create a translation of a post using the WPML API?

I'm trying to figure out how to create a translation for a post using the internal WPML API (inc/wpml-api.php) I simply want to create a translation for post ID xx, set some content and publish it. ...
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Titles in my sidebar widget appear in all languages - with qtranslate

So here's my code, using the qTranslate plugin: query_posts(array('post_type' => 'uk_blog', 'numberposts' => 2)); $i = 0; while(have_posts()): the_post($post);?> <div ...
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Translate Navigation Menu & Sidebar Widget Titles

Is there any plugin to translate navigation menu & sidebar widget titles ?
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Gettext details

I've got a few gettext() questions that are not covered anywhere in WordPress Codex but I think they are important. __('string') in THEME should be used for strings that are likely to be present ...
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List of Default Translated Phrases

With <?php _e('Save Changes') ?>, I know the phrase, "Save Changes" can be translated automatically if the user's locale is set to a different language. I'd like to know if there is a list of ...
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Help with “text domain”, comments_form in WordPress theme

I've been plugging away at creating my own theme and am pretty much there, but ran the Theme Check plugin and had a few concerns/questions: Throughout the theme, wherever there is text, I've used ...
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Inconsistent translation on a WP site

I have a WP site that I installed with the French translation, as provided by Wordpress France, and which is quite accurate. I wanted to apply an English-only theme, which is not using the PO files, ...
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I'm looking for a visual composer / builder plugin that supports RTL

i'm looking for a plugin that enables building pages in a visual drag & rop interface, these plugins are getting better and gaining popularity - there's several plugins in this category such as ...
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Translating a custom taxonomy

How do I go about translating custom taxonomy terms? I am essentially trying to allow authors to see the terms in English and let the subscribers see the terms in Spanish. I am not running a ...
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Change language by clicking a button

The goal is to offer a button/select drop-down or similar to switch the public interface1) language on the fly. What I'm searching for Plugin or Theme Code... ... or Ideas Using a work-around with ...
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Obtain a list of available translations

In answering this question: Change language by clicking a button. It was necessary to obtain a list of languages for which translations were available (i.e. their po/mo files were present in ...
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Wordpress translator plugin: Google Webmaster's Tools shows hundreds of 404 not found errors. How to clean the mess?

I had Global Translator Wordpress plugin. It littered Google Search index with thousands of translated urls. Couple of months ago I removed the plugin and also the cached pages on the server. But ...
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WPML - how to translate user profile fields with icl_t()? [closed]

Existing code somewhere in a template or shortcode handler, display user profile biography: <?php if ( $user ) : $bio = get_the_author_meta( 'description', $user->ID ); ?> <div ...
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WordPress For Urdu Language

Can I use WordPress for Urdu Language? I want entire site to be toggled-translated in Urdu Language with one click... Is it possible to do it with some plugin or do i have to write manual codes for ...
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Wordpress Multilingual Theme using Multisite

I have a site that needs to be billingual, English and French. I've created two sites in WPMU, and set the language settings of the second to fr_FR. Under the directory: /wp-content/languages/ I ...
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how to translate countries output from wp database?

i have a list of countries in french stored in my database (wp_country). i use the code above to retrieve all the countries witth this ecohing echo '"' . $country['name_country'] . '",'; it outputs ...